Spotlight – Gemma Harris

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Gemma Harris has travelled many countries in her 27 years to end up in Sun Peaks, the community she proudly calls home. Born in Oxford, England, Harris’ love for photography began as a girl when Kodak came to her school in Ecton to run weekly seminars focused on disposable cameras. “They’d give us a project, like making an album or something, … [Read more...]

The Northern pygmy owl


The Northern pygmy owl is a sight that never fails to fascinate — its unmatched beauty strikes a chord with pretty much everyone. This little creature is one of the smallest species of owl and at hardly 18 centimetres tall it’s only a little bigger than a pop can. While it’s arguable that everything about the pygmy owl makes it a visual treat, … [Read more...]

A coat for every lens


This past fall I spent some time photographing in the Wells Gray Provincial Park backcountry. My guide on the adventure led me through some of the thickest bush and wetlands I’ve ever experienced. In order to be prepared to photograph deer and moose at a moment’s notice, I carried my big 10 pound wildlife lens, camera and tripod over my shoulder … [Read more...]